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States Make Significant Progress in Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment

August 22, 2013

(Washington, DC) — States across the country are reaping the benefits of years of experimentation with innovative new approaches to brownfields and petroleum brownfields remediation and...

Major Retailer Lauded for Demanding Credible Fishery Certification

July 1, 2013

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) congratulates Walmart on its recent decision to limit purchases of Alaska salmon to that portion of the fishery that is certified by the...

Report Defends Equal Access to Justice Act

June 27, 2013

(Washington, DC) — A new Environmental Law Institute (ELI) report concludes there is no basis for rewriting the Equal Access to...

Mid-Atlantic States Join Forces to Advance Offshore Wind Energy

June 19, 2013

(Washington, DC) — In coordination with the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) has released...

George P. Shultz and Thomas F. Steyer to Receive 2013 Environmental Achievement Award from Environmental Law Institute

May 24, 2013

Joint Award to be presented to Shultz and Steyer at DC Ceremony on October 22

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that it will present the 2013...